Finances & Divorce Articles

Finances & Divorce

Category: Finances & Divorce

Rehabilitative Alimony

Author: Caitlin DeGuilo Toker

In New Jersey, there are actually different types of alimony that are used for different circumstances. When a marriage lasts for at least 20 years, open...

DIVIDING ASSETS IN DIVORCE

Author: Carolyn B. Hand

In the divorce world, the law in New Jersey calls the process of splitting assets and debts equitable distribution. There is a 3-step process for dividing...

PROTECTING INHERITANCE FROM DIVORCE

Author: Erin D. DeGeorge

Are inheritances protected in divorce? Is my inheritance protected in divorce? How do I go about protecting inheritance in divorce? Can your spouse take your...

Spousal Support, Maintenance & Alimony in a Same Sex Divorce

Author: Erin D. DeGeorge

Many same-sex couples ask us to explain how same sex spousal alimony works in New Jersey. They want to know whether the rules about how much same sex spousal...

Is It Time to Reassess Your Financial Goals?

Author: Erin D. DeGeorge

Written by guest writer, Claudia E. Mott, CFP®, CDFA™, Epona Financial Solutions The Coronavirus pandemic provides a unique opportunity to review your...

What You Need To Know About Divorce Debt in New Jersey

Author: Carolyn B. Hand

Approximately 40-50% of marriages in the United States end in divorce. The average American carries a personal debt of $90,460. Therefore, divorce debt can...

Alimony and the Mortgage Application Process

Author: Rosanne S. DeTorres

Written by guest writer, Glenn Davis, Benchmark Lending Divorce is difficult – and sadly your love life isn’t the only thing that may suffer. Getting...

The Power of Divorce: Writing the Next Chapter of Your Financial Future

Author: Caitlin DeGuilo Toker

Written by guest writer, Lisa Manzolillo, client advisor at Simon Quick Divorce is not easy.  It’s mentally, emotionally, and financially draining....

What You Need to Know About Your Restricted Stock Units and Divorce in NJ

Author: Erin D. DeGeorge

Many employers, especially those who employ high-level executives, offer compensation packages that are not simply based on salary. Publicly traded companies...

4 Facts About Divorce Court in New Jersey

Author: Erin D. DeGeorge

For anyone who is not involved in the divorce process from day to day, it can feel like an overwhelming and daunting one. But in the vast majority of cases,...

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REASONS TO MODIFY CHILD SUPPORT

 Reasons to Modify Child Support In order to win a child support modification, you must show a change in circumstances. What is a change in circumstance that qualifies as a reason to modify child support? In order to convince a court to adjust child support payments you have to show an...

January 21, 2021 Read More

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DOES A PRENUP PROTECT FUTURE ASSETS AND EARNINGS

Does a prenup protect future assets? The divorce rate in the U.S continues to hover around 50%. In 1 out of 2 marriages, you are likely to divorce in your future. In this blog we answer some of the questions around why you might want to get a prenup before marriage. Does a prenup protect future...

January 19, 2021 Read More

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SAME SEX MARRIAGE DIVORCE RATES

SAME SEX MARRIAGE DIVORCE RATES: DIVORCE RATE AMONG SAME SEX COUPLES   Are you wondering about same sex marriage divorce rates? Same sex marriage divorce rates in the United States are actually decreasing even though the rate of same sex marriage is on the rise. According to the National...

January 14, 2021 Read More

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